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bush-era tax cuts but one republican leader seems to open o the door to a possible compromise. we'll ask the president's chief spokesman what happens now. powerful storm all eyes on the atlantic, where hurricane igor is expected to become a massive category 5 storm as early as today. we'll tell where you it is headed and when it could impact the coast. and mtv's big night, kanye west and taylor swift take to the stage one year after their controversial showdown, lady gaga steals the show with eight awards but lindsay lohan takes center stage with a conspiracy appearance poking fun at herself. inside the big awards show early this monday morning september inside the big awards show early this monday morning september 13th, 2010 captioning funded by cbs
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this is the real monday in september when really this is it. back to school, it's really over. >> summer's over. >> good morning i'm harry smith. >> that uplifting note i'm eric cahill. all eyes this morning, not just on the reality that is back to school and back to september but on hurricane igor in the atlantic right now, could be the first category 5 storm we've seen in years. dave price is back with the latest on where it is going. >> good morning. right to the business, it could be the first category 5 in the atlantic basin in three years to be exact. there's igor and julia we'll talk about in a minute. it is 940 east of the leeward islands. look at the win speeds, 150 miles per hour, getting up to about 155, that's category 5 storm before the day is done. still working west at about 13. still plenty of warm water and not a lot of wind shear so gets to a five then watch it
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progress, running into sheer, cooler water but bermuda a big question heading to the weekend. what could it do and when will turn north and east what we wait for, wonder and watch. we'll have more in a while but a big storm brewing in the atlantic. back to you. >> thanks very much. the latest on the battle of the bush-era tax cuts, should they be extended and who should get them? a top republican in congress seems willing to make a deal with president obama, who wants to limit the tax breaks but is the gop really ready to make such a deal and, if so, what will it mean for your wallet? cbs news chief white house correspondent chip reid with the latest. good morning chief -- chip. >> reporter: good morning. congress now back from recess at long last and expected to begin debate on the tax cuts very soon. republicans had been insisting they be extended for everybody, including the wealthy, but now the door has been cracked open
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to compromise. >> i want to do something for all americans who pay taxes. >> reporter: the house minority leader told cbs he would support extending tax cuts for the middle class even if those for the wealthy were allowed to expire. >> the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions. i'll vote for them. >> reporter: he said he hopes all are extended but, if forced to compromise that, would be a big victory for president obama, who insists the cuts should be extended only for couples making less than $250,000 a year and individuals making less than $200,000. anyone making more than would see their taxes rise. also weighing in, the tea party. thousands of activists marched on the capital sunday ahead of midterm elections, similar rallies held in sacramento and st. louis. >> really wanting to get government out of our lives and to pay our bills and to have fiscal responsibility in our nation.
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>> reporter: if the white house thinks it can blame republicans for the bad economy, that may not work. >> this is a midterm election. it's all about turnout. only 40% of adults will turn out. i think democrats are having problems prof vating their base because they see the administration as having overpromised and underdelivered. >> reporter: despite all the talk of compromise, the debate on tax cuts is expected to be so fierce any final deal might have to wait until after election day, when congress returns to washington for a lame duck session. harry? >> cbs's chip reid at the white house, thanks. also at the white house this morning president obama's press secretary, robert gibbs. plcht gibbs, good morning. >> good morning, harry. how are you? >> pretty good. john boehner goes on "face the nation" with bob schaeffer yesterday and says, quote, if the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for them. is that a window? >> well, look, last week, harry, the president argued pretty
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vociferously we ought to extend the tax cuts that affect the middle class in this economy right now. that's what the president believes. i hope that congressman boehner's comments suggest a willingness to agree to the president's position. we all use the middle class as a political football but extends the tax cuts for the middle class fairly quickly to give them certainty and make sure they know they will get help in tough economic times. >> you know there are plenty of people out there, including peter orszag, who until recently, your director of office of management and budget saying there should be tax increases for nobody. now is not the time to be increasing taxes. >> well, harry, i understand what peter argues, he argues we should extend the middle-class tax cuts for two years and have them expire. he believes if the price of doing that is having to extend the upper-end tax cuts that's what we should do. that's not the president's position because, let's be clear, harry, the tax cuts for the upper end, the wealthy,
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mostly millionaires, that's a $700 billion proposition the next ten years. the president does not believe that we should be borrowing $700 billion, most likely from overseas, to extend tax cuts follow folks, quite frankly, that weren't asking for them and don't particularly need them. >> in terms of real life here, again, mitch mcconnell comes out and says yesterday this has zero chance in the senate from a republican standpoint. at the end of the day, what americans are saying, how does this create any new jobs? >> how does what create any new jobs -- >> -- any of this other stuff i'm sitting there looking at 9.6, i need a gig. >> oh, look, there's no question we've got to get our economy even more strengthened than what we're seeing now. we've seen eight straight months of job creation but, look, for the middle class, this economic recession didn't start two years ago or two and a half years ago. it's been going on for ten years, they've watched their wages decrease. they've wondered how they will
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pay bills and send their kids to college. the president believes for the middle class it's not time to raise their taxes but time to cut their taxes. >> boehner also said basically why not just bring the budget back to about 2008 levels and you wouldn't have to be having that conversation. any way possible it shrink the government down to 2008 size and move on from there? >> well, look, the president has proposed freezing non-security discretionary spendsing for the next three years. but, understand the argument john boehner makes. he wants to cut spending in one he -- one breath and without breathing, quite frankly, wants to borrow $700 billion, paid for by the middle class to give tax breaks to millionaires. the average tax break for that millionaire is $100,000. that's not what we should be doing. that's not -- that doesn't make economic sense and certainly lacks common sense. >> and for those of you on the side lines, if you really want to know how mr. gibbs and mr. boehner feel about each other, go on their twitter accounts.
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there you have it. mr. gibbs, thank you very much, appreciate it, sir. >> thank you, harry. >> all right. >> in iran, three american hikers in jail more than a year, one of them, sarah shourd, could be freed on bail as early as today. our correspondent is in london this morning with the latest on this diplomatic back-and-forth. liz, good morning. >> good morning, erica. yes, unfortunately, it's still a waiting game. this is after a whole series of confused you might even say chaotic announcements by the iranian government about sarah shourd. >> but, it's terrible to be away with our families this long. >> reporter: originally shourd, seen here last may during a visit by all these hikers' mothers was told she would be release the saturday but it didn't happen, apparently due to in-fighting inside the regime. sunday, authorities announced she would be freed after all. >> american citizen sarah shourd
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will be released on bail. >> reporter: the sum, half a million dollars, which her lawyer is now trying to arrange. i've spoken with her family, he says, and urged them to provide the bail if they have access to it. shourd's friends, shane bauer and josh fattal are to stay in jail. all three say they were visiting a famous beauty spot on the border between iraq and iran two summers ago with arrested. iranian prosecutors say they are now finalizing a spying case against the two men but offering sarah shourd her freedom on health grounds. her family says they are worried she may be developing cancer. >> she has a precancerous condition and i'm actually worried this young woman will get cancer for real. >> reporter: now, we were talking to the lawyer just a short time ago and he points out there may be another technical glitch. at the moment under u.s. sanctions law it is illegal to transfer money into iran especially going to the iranian
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government. clearly there will be have to be a technical work-around for that. >> thanks. now the latest on the california gas explosion that killed at least four people. most residents of that neighborhood in san bruno near san francisco have finally been able to return four days after the blast. the rest could be let back in today. pre yeah david clemens is at the scene in san bruno with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. if you take a look behind me you will see crews still working around the clock to clear the neighborhood. this is pieces of that gas pipeline that exploded that's in the back of that truck. it's being sent to washington, d.c., for analysis. most of the homes here are still off limits but yesterday a lucky few were allowed to go home. >> we will be giving you a packet on what to do when you re-enter your neighborhood. >> reporter: at a makeshift command center sunday morning, residents of the leveled
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neighborhood waited to find out when they could go back home. >> i just want to have five minutes to grab clothes. >> reporter: the explosion destroyed almost 40 homes and damaged dozens of others. meanwhile, investigators continue to search for the cause. >> we don't know, at this point, whether there was a well failure, whether there was impact from previous construction. >> reporter: california regulators have ordered the utility company to survey all of its natural gas lines in the state in hopes of warding off another disaster. according to pacific gas & electric documents, the pipeline that exploded thursday evening was considered one of the highest risk sections by the company. by mid-day, the shaken communities was filled with bittersweet reunions. neighbors finding each other after days of worry. >> i definitely feel lucky, definitely feel lucky. >> reporter: henry perez escaped his childhood home with his mother, brother and nephew.
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while their house was not damaged, signs of the destruction were just a few hundred feet away. >> used to be a little park where families took their kids. >> it's gone now. >> reporter: search teams continue to sift through the debris for remains. four people have been confirmed dead. another four are missing. and 60 have been injured. harry? >> thank you very much. a check now of the rest of the news this monday morning. jeff at the news desk, good morning. >> good morning. good monday morning to you at home, as well. this morning, colorado firefighters face a second destructive wildfire, the latest blaze near loveland 35 miles north of last week's fire in boulder. the loveland fire began yesterday and quickly grew. at least one home was destroyed and hundreds evacuated. the boulder fire destroyed 166 homes. that fire is still not fully contained but many are being aloud to return home now. the muslim cleric leading the effort to build an islamic
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center near ground zero is speaking out today. feisal abdul rauf says there is growing islamaphobia in this country and moving the center is a bad idea. our national correspondent jim ax xel rod is in lower manhattan this morning with more on that story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. one new poll has roughly 50% of new yorkers saying they don't want to see the proposed islamic cultural center just moved back from ground zero, they don't want to see it downtown at all. meanwhile the man behind the project is set to speak extensively about it this morning. in an interview with abc news yesterday, feisal abdul rauf said a decision changing the site of the controversial islamic cultural center is complicated. >> my major concern with moving it is that the headline in the muslim world will be islam is under attack in america. this will strengthen the radicals in the muslim world, help their recruitment. >> reporter: sunday, the former
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new york city mayor compared the decision to locate the cultural center near ground zero with the florida minister who threatened to burn the koran on the 9/11 anniversary over the weekend before backing down. >> the imam has a right to put the mosque there, freedom of religion gives him that right. the minister has the right to burn the koran. common sense. and a real dedication to healing these men of god would theoretically have would tell you not to do it because you are hurting too many people. >> how can you equate burning of anybody person's scripture with an attempt to build interfaith dialogue? this is a house with mull thigh-faith stakeholders, multi-faith partners intended to work together towards building peace. >> reporter: the imam is set to speak at the council on foreign relations in manhattan for at least an hour this morning, which would be his most extensive public comments since the controversy started. jeff? >> jim axelrod at ground soshgs
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thank you. >> the search on this morning for the mother of a baby abandoned on an airplane. the newborn boy was found yesterday in a trash bin in a bathroom of a flight from because rain to manila, the um bill ka cord still attached. he was rushed to the hospital and said in good condition this morning. officials are checking the manifesto to identify the mother, to try to. offers to adopt the baby have flooded in. frightening story. 15 minutes past the hour right now. dave price back this morning. >> nice to see you. >> you, as well. a little cooler outside. >> you can tell, right after labor day weekend. let's start in the northeast where you see the cooler change taking place secondary front beginning to roll on through. that's going to bring residual showers, maybe thunderstorms, that's going to push away leaving behind cooler air and windier conditions. meanwhile, watch this area, sections of kansas and nebraska and into sections of missouri,
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too, today you'll see strong thundershowers possibility of tornadoes. they should be ef-0 sms to 2s f. anything we'll keep an eye on it. gusty winds and hail possible. meanwhile nice warm air and beautiful conditions rolling into sections of the southwest. jet stream rather high allowing the warm air to come on up and watch for scattered showers heading to central and south florida. around the i-4 corridor down 95 down to the florida keys, where a possibility you'll see see scattered
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don't forget to see scattered afternoon thunderstorms in the southern plains today, sections of arkansas and oklahoma and texas, so just keep your eyes out for that. that's a quick look at your weather at 7:17. harry and erica? >> thank you very much. >> still ahead, a doctor's long wait for justice. also coming up this morning the latest rumors of prince william's long-awaited wedding. check your calendars for 2012. >> i've cleared the year. and lady gaga turning heads at the vmas and bringing home plenty of awards. we'll take a look back at a busy night including appearances by lindsay lohan and more. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ female announcer ] food myth #9.
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welcome back to "the early
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show" on a monday morning, good monday morning to you. talking this morning about the mtv video music awards last night. lady gaga, it is that and lady gaga, of course, always has original outfits, including -- >> a lot. >> -- one involving meat. and she lifted a whole bunch of awards in addition to a lot of suitcases. we also heard from kanye west and we'll get all the details on the night that was. >> the best part may be chelsea handler's costume at the beginning of the show. >> it was good stuff. >> we'll show you that, too. also are prince william and kate middleton ever going to get married? i know you got up this morning and probably 1 or 2 on your list of priorities trying to figure the answer to that. we'll come up with the answer not this year. but, in the very near future. we'll check that out with the author of the definitive book on
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prince william and prince harry and find out why 2012 is the big year. >> uh-huh. looking at that. first on a much more serious note in connecticut a man accused of one of the worst murders in the state history goes on trial today. police say he and another man broke into the house of a prominent doctor, killed his wife and two daughters. our correspondent is at the courthouse in new haven, this morning with the latest on this tragic story. betty, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. dr. william petit has waited three years for today. in hours he will step inside this courtroom and face one of the two men accused of killing his wife and children. the chilling murders rocked the suburban connecticut town to its core. >> we're the type of communities people go to bed and don't look their doors. >> reporter: july 23rd, 2007, dr. william petit, his wife, jennifer and two daughters, haily and mckayla were asleep in their home. these ex-convicts broke in,
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allegedly tied up william and attacked his wife and children. >> caused such drama it affects people for years to come. >> reporter: police were tipped off when the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in
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connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill because of this case. >> reporter: this this morning, charged with capital murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, burglary and arson, 47-year-old steven hayes will finally face justice. both accused killers will be tried separately and dr. petit is expected to testify against both of them. erica? >> betty, thanks. we want to bring our lal analyst jack ford for a closer look at the case. it's impossible to forget this case because it is such a terrible story. one thing that really stood out the fact the defendants wanted to plead guilty and the prosecutor said, not so fast. we want to see this go to trial. why put dr. petit through that? >> you know what, deaths penalty cases are very different. the defense was looking at this essentially we don't have much of a defense to the guilt phase. the evidence seems overwhelming. the doctor will identify them,
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caught basically running from the house. the defense looked at this probably saying here's our chance to try to save the lives of these guys so they offered up themselves saying we'll plead guilty, end this thing right now, put us in prison without any possibility for parole and everybody go home. but, this has generated such emotional response, we heard beth karas say moments ago and betty in her piece the legislature in connecticut basically voted to repeal the death penalty but the governor vetoed that and part was this case. this case, i've tried five death penalty cases, very different and very hard on everybody involved. this case is so atrocious, i think even some people who are opponents of the death penalty would have second thoughts about this. >> and do you think it will change the way things are done in connecticut? we all know as you pointed out, both beth and betty touched about this what the legislature voted and what the governor ended up doing and how hard dr. petit fought for that. moving forward, what effect could this have? >> you could have a bizarre scenario, they go through the trial of the two men and the
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juries will find them guilty, probably, and two separate trials within a trial, jury says guilty of murder or not guilty or giltd of something less. if they say guilty of murder they move to the penalty phase, another small trial within the trial and say whether they live or die. you could get a scenario where a jury might say death penalty for the two guys and down the road with a new governor in connecticut you might have the death penalty repealed again. so, they might be taken off death row. so, it's a strange procedure but at this point in time as you said prosecutors have said this is such a horrendous case, we're going forward with this and don't care if you want to plead guilty you're still looking at the possibility of the death penalty. >> it's terrible. we will be watching. good to have you with us this morning, as always
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call or click today. feels like we've talked about this for years and keep hearing about the next big royal wedding. now, there are new reports out of london that prince william will finally tie the knot with his long-time girlfriends kate middleton. but, not until 2012. katie nicholl of britain's "mail on sunday" and author of "william and harry" first reported that more than a year ago and here to tell us why that is such an important year for britain's royal family. good morning.
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you said this, what, a year ago? >> yeah, you are absolutely right. >> why is 2012 so important? >> a really important year because it will be the queen's diamond jubilee. >> 60 years, of course, of course. >> absolutely. this is a really, really important and momentous occasion and, don't forget, we have the olympics. 2012 will be busy. when i was first tipped off it might be a 2012 wedding the first thing i thought, where is it going to happen? >> exactly. >> it is going to be busy. >> it's too busy. >> possibly. i'm not ruling out 2011, harry. i'm not committing to 2012. i think there's potential in the royal calendar for both. don't forget, royal weddings don't just happen, they're planned. >> therefore, me tick wowsly. maybe they could have the wedding as the opening ceremonies for the olympics. >> actually interesting you say that. the other story i reported the queen wants to keep her diamond jubilee completely separate from the olympics, she doesn't want them joined. >> sure. >> what will happen in 2012, the first part of the year will be dominated by the diamond jubilee
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and the second part the olympics. there is a potential space for a royal wedding but you're right it will be busy and crowded. >> what a party. it will be a major year of partying. >> absolutely. you remember the street parties in 1981, of course, when charles and diana got married. >> unbelievable. >> i think we'll see this on the same sort of scale. >> how long have they gone out. >> nearly nine years. so, you know, it'll be -- it'll be a long wait. >> in the history of the crown, has there ever been an engagement that lasted this long? >> no. >> charles and diana were engaged for what, and hour. >> literally months before they made their announcement official. i'm told by friends they are pretty much engaged at the moment. you are not with someone that long without making some form of life commitment. i don't think she would carry on waiting this long if she didn't know at the end of the day, something fabulous, i.e. a wedding. >> if you went on her, you know, facebook page, it would say i'm pretty much engaged. >> i'm hoping. she's waiting. >> do they do rings or do
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engagement rings? >> she's not wearing any jewelry to signify that at the moment of the thing, is as soon as they make an announcement their lives will change forever. so, there is something to holding off. >> trying to hang on to the last vestiges of, sort of -- >> basically. >> -- whatever in their lives would be normalcy? >> i think that is absolutely right. >> is she still working? >> she is but basically living in wales. prince william is about to graduate as a search and rescue helicopter pilot in weeks. they are living in wales, a wind-swept island off the coast of wales and very happy left to their own devices. we never really get to know what's going on and that's just how they like it. >> as always, a pleasure to see you. >> thank you very much. >> i think i came up with a good idea, opening ceremony and do the wedding. >> i think a great idea. pitch it to buckingham palace. >> up next, they all were going gah-gah at the mptv video music awards. we'll check out the big winners and much more when we come back. ♪
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and platinum plus installed in your whole house mtv's video music awards last night just for her fashion. much more at the big event in los angeles. much more than just lady gaga. jeff glor, you were up all night chronicling. >> trying to re-create the steak hat outfit. >> no luck. >> that she had. >> it was nice. >> didn't really work that way. some interesting moments last night the always outrageously dressed gaga won eight awards seems she had an outfit for each. cher presented her with one. >> the shoes. >> it's interesting. >> sure. >> the meat outfit, right? >> yes. >> also taylor swift performed the song forgiving kanye west for interrupting her acceptance speech last year. later he mocked his own behavior
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with an expletive-ridden song and did you see that chelsea hammer and lindsay lohan, who showed up with a came yo making an intervention with handing ler about lohan's drinking, well, both their drinking. >> wake up, handler, wake up hands ler. >> you're a medic. do you think anyone wants to work with a drunk? take it for me, they don't. >> okay. okay. >> obviously lohan's been in rehab and handler talking about her drinking. eminem, there he is back with a new album and won two awards for his video "not afraid". >> how about that? you know one thing that stuck out with me this morning, rousing the pictures online talk about "not afraid" not afraid to mix it up. look at snooki. >> snooks. >> at glor affectionatly calls her. look no pooh. >> -- i got to tell you, everyone else, the grammys,
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emmys, all could learn something from the production of the spl music awards. did you see usher? >> yes, amazing. >> unbelievable. >> the same songs he sang here. >> another one of your favorite concerts of the summer. in all seriousness -- >> he came to play. >> he was great. >> he was terrific, yeah. >> none of those presenters, a sign you are completely uncool or getting old who are they. who are these kids? >> well, now you know. >> now i'm hip. >> but still -- >> i'll see you at the concert. >> i thought one of the great moments, chelsea handler coming out and doing her own imitation of lady gaga. >> yeah. >> can you tell? there she is. >> open the garage and there you are. >> i love it. >> she -- >> works every time. >> all right. we'll be right back.
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kim clijsters is with us, of course the u.s. open women's champion this year, defended her title and is back with us. you pointed out the finals match is great under an hour but >> friday was an epic, epic battle. kim made it look easy in the for the ages. tennis fans will not soon forget it. >> getting lots of good tennis from kim clijsters. we look forward to speaking with her. just ahead, your local news. and my dog bailey and i love to hang out in the kitchen.
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nice crowd on the plaza this morning. right? >> lady gaga, straight from the vmas, lady gaga is here. >> i actually thought that. i walked out the door and thought the same thing. >> loved the meat dress. >> welcome back, everybody. coming up in this hour, it is hard to be a work ho lick, especially on your health. our dr. jennifer ashton will show us house simple changes around your desk can make a lot of things better. we'll tell you all about it in a second. >> improving your life this morning on "the early show." >> we doirchlts that's how we roll. >> also women talking about having it all. kim clijsters really seems to do it, the first mom to win a grand slam tournament in 30 years. her daughter was in the stands to see her win saturday. we'll talk to kim about her victory, what it is like juggling tennis and motherhood, really excited to have her with
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us this morning. we'll talk to her in a moment. >> and does it really matter when you shop, a good segment you'll like. it definitely does, what day of the week matters a lot. we'll explain why you should buy clothes, say, for instance, on thursdays. >> i know that one. >> groceries on sundays. >> sundays? >> we'll explain it all. we'll explain it all in the segment. >> interesting. i'm going to stick around for that. >> i thought you might. >> first, let's go inside, always listen to the news headlines starting on mondays and jeff glor is here to do that. >> every monday, every monday, yes. thank you very much. good morning to you and everyone. we are hearing this morning from the muslim cleric leading the effort to build an islamic cultural center near ground zero. feisal abdul rauf is speaking at the council on foreign relations in new york city today. our national correspondents jim axelrod has more from lower manhattan. jim, good morning once again to you. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. business as usual here at ground zero on this monday after the
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ninth anniversary of 9/11 was marked this past weekend but the big news the story about the proposed islamic cultural center is actually taking place uptown at this hour. that's where imam feisal abdul rauf is at the council on foreign relations seg about the controversy, yesterday speaking with abc news the man behind the project said moving the mosque is a complicated question. >> this will strengthen the radicals in the muslim world, help their recruitment. this will put our people, our soldiers, our troops, our embassies, our citizens under attack in the p muslim world. and we have expandinged and given and fueled terrorism. >> reporter: yeah, one new poll says roughly half of new yorkers asked this question say they don't want to see the proposed islamic cultural center just moved back two blocks from ground zero. they want to see it out of downtown, new york altogether.
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jeff? >> jim, thanks. the house minority leader appears ready to compromise on tax cuts this morning. congressman john boehner repeatedly called on the obama administration to extend tax cuts on all americans but yesterday on "face the nation" he said he would support extending those for those making less than $250,000 even if tax cuts for the wealthy are allowed to expire. >> if the only option that i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for them. >> this morning, the white house press secretary robert gibbs told harry it is not an issue to play politics with. >> i hope congressman boehner's comments suggest a willingness to agree to the president's suggestion. we ought not to use the middle class as a political football but extend the tax cuts for the middle class, fairly quickly, give them certainty and make sure they will get help in tough economic times. >> the cost of extending tax cuts for all americans the next ten years would approach $4
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trillion. this morning hundreds forced to flee a second wildfire in colorado. the latest blaze broke out yesterday near loveland about 35 miles from last week's fire near boulder. it is unclear what sparked it. at least one home was destroyed. the fire near boulder is almost contained but it destroyed 166 homes. some residents back home in california after the deadly gas line explosion that destroyed dozens of homes near san francisco. the fireball killed at least four people thursday. authorities say at least four people are still missing. the utility company has been ordered to make safety checks on all gas lines in the state. and in northwest india, a close call here, a building collapsed yesterday, the illegally built structure was six stories high. inspectors had been inside, it turns out, investigating cracks in the building, just before it came down. everybody did get out safely. and nobody was hurt. five minutes past the hour. a monday morning, dave price,
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back outside once again. mr. price, good morning. >> good morning to you, jeff. a great crowd out here. over 50 years old. over 50. do you need he to take a nap? you've been here an hour already. >> it's too much. >> where are you from? >> georgia. >> your name? >> robin. >> robin, we dedicate this weather forecast to you for your 50th birthday. let's go to the maps, we have stuff to talk about in the name of i gore keeping a careful use on it. we're watching it winds now 150 miles per hour, a category 4 storm, everybody. keep in mind we think this will get to a 5, it continues to speed onward towards the west about 13 miles per hour. its path, it brings it up to the north and making it eastward turn, we're watching bermuda. as we head into saturday night, maybe sunday, that's the big question, the cone of
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uncertainty could bring it right near there and that's a problem. it is going to be a strong storm, major hurricane. it's -- its effect on the u.s. coastline unknown, still a ways out. we'll keep a watch on it but bermuda certainly in its sights. we have gray skies here, right, snrve yeah, that's okay because we'll push them away. a sengdary front working towards the northeast. our big concern, places like nebraska and into missouri and iowa. we'll keep an eye on strong storms rolling through, sections of the midwest today in the southern plains, we'll see storms pop up, as well. then we could have scattered showers in the southeast. meanwhile, in the southwest, it is nice and up and down the eastern seaboard to the northern rockies, things looking sweet. that's a quick look at our national maps. do yourself a favor. don't pollute, everybody, a
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>> that's a quick look at the weather picture. by the way, we've spending so much time on igor, don't forget julia in the atlantic, we're watching that, as well. more on that at 8:30. meantime, harry back to you in the studio. >> dave, thank you very much. are you spending too much time in work, how about at your desk? never let it be said that i'm not on the ball. we'll have a work ho lick's guide to staying healthy, when we come back.
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healthwatch, help for workaholics. do you find yourself multi-tasking too much for your own good? our dr. jennifer ashton is here to show you how a few simple changes at your desk can improve your overall well-being. i'm sitting on this goofy ball. i actually have one of these in my office. >> so do i. i love these. >> right. >> but this brings up a point. a lot of americans spend hours a day sitting at a desk and they can develop back and neck pain because their chair is not really the best for their posture. >> right. >> whether you get a different chair more comfortable for you or segue into one of these balls which you can gradually build up to more and more time but it's important you use the proper posture. then, you actually engage your core muscles, it is called active sitting. >> phenomenal. >> 50 to 80% of us will have a back problem at some point in
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our lives. i just had one. if you will start to use one of these at your desk you want your hips and knees to be approximately 90 degree angle, yours is. suck in your core muscles, abdominals and keep your shoulders back and start gradually a couple of minutes doing your work, talking on the phone, try to build up to 20 minutes, as long as you can. i think you'll see a big difference in your back and core. >> it is significant. the problem. people will want to do a lot of things doing this at first and it gets a bit difficult. >> right. >> but. >> you have to build up to it. >> the longer you do it, the better off you are. the thing is this thing demands. >> correct posture. >> -- good posture. if you are going to -- >> you will fall right off. >> a problem. >> the other thing you could do on these balls, lean back, put them under your back and do abdominal crunches and take a break. >> okay. now that i have perfect posture and my core is strengthened. >> right. >> what should i do next to make my office atmosphere more
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healthful. >> take a nurse from the -- lesson from the nurses. they take alcohol, rubbing alcohol and wipe down any surface anyone who worked before them touched because phones, keyboards, screens, any -- handles on doorknobs all get contaminated and people come to work sick, which they should not do and they infect their co-workers. >> sure it. >> it important to remember hand washing we say it again because it is so important the alcohol-based hand sanitizers and flu shots are out, h1n1 is in them this year and you only need two. >> no two shots? i walked in the cbs building the other day and said they are flu shots. >> they are in, in doctor's offices, pregnant women, over age 65, young children with chronic diseases like asthma should all talk to their doctors. >> we spent every single segment of most of last year's shows talking about h1n1. do we have to worry about that this year? >> no because the virus is not
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seen in high numbers but it is in the flu shot. we have to remember americans miss 70 million workdays to flu a year. >> that's a lot. >> that's no joke. >> what's next on your agenda for keeping us healthy in our office. >> if you need at any time at your disposal so get some work in -- try to be creative and incorporate it into your day. we have running shoes, we have a pair under the desk. walk to or from work. >> that's smart, really smart. >> the other thing you can do -- >> your office mates may not appreciate your smelly shoes. >> they may not. >> put them in a little bag -- >> you can use your desk to actually exercise. you can take breaks, get on the side of your desk, do a little triceps dip. >> are you really doing that? >> a little bit. work the back of your arms and chest. for a real boost, harry, you can drop and start doing push-ups. this is my favorite. i know you have a bad shoulder
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so i won't force you to do them but take a little break and start doing some push-ups. >> dude! >> if you do ten an hour by the end of your day you've done as many as, you know, top nfl football players. >> look at you. >> keep going. start early. >> the doctor is doing the push-ups. drop and give me 30. okay. dr. jennifer ashton, you can stop now. >> no, i've got to get my 30 in. >> okay. well. coming up next made winning in the u.s. open look easy. we'll talk kim clijsters, three-time champion and mother of one, when we come back. ♪ let's take a look at the stats. mini has more than double the fiber and whole grain... making him a great contender in this bout... against mid-morning hunger. honey nut cheerios is coming in a little short. you've got more whole grain in your little finger! let's get ready for breakfaaaaaaaaaast! ( ding, cheering, ringing ) keeping you full and focused with more than double the fiber and whole grain...
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the. it took defending champ kim clijsters less than an hour to beat vera zvonareva, as her
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2-year-old daughter, jada, watched in the stands. there she is with watermelon. congratulations, great to have you with us. >> thanks. a pleasure to be here. you've said you really love playing in new york at the open. what about this particular tournament gets you so jazzed up that you enjoy so much. >> the past results always help and coming here as you know defending my championship title for the first time was an incredible feeling. it brought extra pressures but also just made me more focused and i was able to play some of my best tennis at the important moment. >> you played incredible tennis. you are defending the title but not exactly an easy road to get to the finals fnlt we talked about how this was a quick final match but the road to the final match especially your semifinal match against venues williams was pretty tough. >> that match really could have gone either way. . it was one of the best matches i think venus and myself have played against each other. i think i was -- obviously for me an vanch winning that match
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going into the finals, it gave me that mental boost to try and finish off the final. >> i would imagine, absolutely. also weather was really tough this year, it was really hot in the beginning of 9 tournament, there were crazy winds. how much of an affect does that have, something you can't always practice for. >> no, of course not. i mean, i think with the weather conditions they have been really hard. with the heat, okay, you can manage and we're used to playing in australia and those kind of places and used to that but with the heavy wind conditions, it was really hard sometimes and at one stage talking about a hurricane so we all liked worried about what would happen but, i mean, it was, you know, worked out well. i tried to practice a couple of times during some of the worst hours of the day just to try to get that rhythm still. every day it went better. so, happy at the en. there was a little bit of wind during the finals, as well. i just kind of felt i was more comfortable on the last day. >> whatever you did, clearly worked. and last year, of course, so much excitement about you coming back, the matches you had to play to get there, too.
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has anything changed for you, you think, since you took this break to become a mom and then you did come back, is anything different mentally now your game? >> yeah, i also think because i was away from the game a bit i was able to look at kind of my first career in a completely different view, especially the losses, able to not analyze them but kind of experience my own feelings in those matches and as i got older and had a baby, you kind of just learn to know your feelings better and how to definitely deal with stress and emotions and nerves and to keep it under control. i think that definitely is something, you know, that's helped me during big matches when you are nervous and how to deal with them so they don't take over your body and you're not able to play tennis. >> absolutely because the kids take over your life. >> absolutely. >> being a mom, what's the best thing about it for you? >> every single day. the little things are probably more, you know, more special and it's the pride you have of seeing your children grow up or learning new things and, of
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course, i also have these days where i feel guilty i have to go off to practice or, you know, i have to go off to work but at the end of the day, you know, she's excited and when we go back to belgium, she spends a lot of time with the family and here in the states she's been able to spend a lot of time with our family here. she enjoys the attention she gets from the family because we are not with them all the time. she really enjoys that. >> long chunks of it, which is really nice. a lot of kids aren't as lucky. always so much to talk about women having it all and especially when it comes to you, does she have it all, can you have it all? do you think women get caught up in that, is it really pont to, quote, have it all? >> i don't think so. i don't think you should focus on trying to have it all but take it one step at a time. obviously, i think, you know, if you kind of set your goals a bit, i mean, i set goals with my tennis career but also set goals on things i wanted to achieve with jada, and it is really important she eats healthy and has a routine when we travel on the road.
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maybe my life is real hectic and i don't have routine because of my tennis schedule but i really want her to still have that although we're not home that much but our hotel rooms are more home than anything. >> the schedule, as any mom knows is so important. she's a beautiful little girl. >> thanks. >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> we look forward to seeing you back with us soon. a reminder, of course, you can see the men's u.s. open finals beginning at 4:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. still to come this morning on "the early show," how you can shop and save money simply by buying on certain days. this actually works for just about everything, including cars. we'll also look ahead to the new "survivor" 291st season. they are part of it, representing the young and the old teams. we'll get the scoop when we return. we'll get the scoop when we return. your l ♪ uh oh. sorry, son, but you still have 'em. [ female announcer ] you can't pass inspection with pieces left behind. that's why there's charmin ultra strong. its enhanced diamondweave texture
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welcome back to "the early show" on a monday morning. also a lot of excitements marking an important anniversary this morning vimplsts big important anniversary. >> the 20th season of the "jerry springer" show, former mayor of cincinnati, taking talk shows to a new level to talk about all kinds of things, the 20th season, inspired an opera and on "dancing with the stars," he killed me, sweetest dad. >> who's your baby daddy? >> it's you, harry, it's you. >> i love this guy. >> there we go. >> i do love this guy. >> also this morning "survivor" back going to a new day and time. this season, as always, a who knew twist taking on -- do you see that guy? do you know that guy right there? >> jimmy johnson. >> hello. how many guys with super bowl rings play "survivor." >> he's tried to get on for a
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while, really wanting to do this. >> a couple of rival tribe members, former nfl coach jimmy johnson and kelly bruno who set an iron man triathlon record for amputees a couple years ago will go at it tooth and nail this morning. >> lit rel. >> looking for bargains, coupons, the internet and rewards membership. we've talked about this, did you know you can save depending on the day of the week you actually shop on? >> i love this. >> we'll show you how to take advantage of the calendar for everything, what day to buy cars, groceries. >> clothing. >> today is the day to buy a car. >> why? >> i'll explain in a moment. mondays. >> interesting. harry smith has me intrigued. before we get to that dave price with another check of the weather, always a good day to get weather. >> to really save money, to really save money, today is the day to borrow a car. how do you like that, huh? you don't spend a penny.
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nice to see everyone, special wedding congratulations to carol graves who married irving kahn. thank you so much for letting us know, carol. we have great people here visiting from across the country. from? >> brooklyn. >> brooklyn. really? and how long you are going to stay in new york city? >> um -- >> ha-ha. just joshing. let's check the maps and see what is happening across the country, shall we? here we go, we are watching julia, we talked about igor now julia, 30 miles south-southwest of the cape verde islands, winds about 40 miles per hour, speed up a little bit at 14 miles per hour moving to the west-northwest. we'll continue to watch it working across the atlantic, still too early to tell where this will go but we'll keep an eye on it, in the middle of the atlantic for the heart of the weekend so still a long journey ahead. around the u.s., 77 in los angeles today, we'll be at 76 in new york, chicago, 78 degrees. 92 and sticky in new orleans, we'll see thunderstorms popping
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a quick look at the weather picture. erica, inside to you. >> thanks. hard to believe but "survivor" ready to kick off its 21st season this week. this season finds everyone in nicaragua. this time, the tribes are pitting the young against the old. >> we got to get the floor -- maybe somebody will be infatuated with me being head coach jimmy johnson, super bowl winner. i'll play on that, the superstar status. >> pretty comfortable with my team. >> prosthetic. i knew it. i knew it. >> joining us from los angeles this morning two survivors you just saw, former nfl coach jimmy johnson and triathlete kelly bruno. good to have you both with us this morning. >> thank you. >> erica, i'm the old and she's the young, by the way. >> thanks for clearing that up, by the way, we appreciate it. those are the two tribes, essentially, this year, young
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versus old. jimmy, tell us, you get there and all of a sudden you find out, oh, i'm the old guy, they are painting me as the old guy. how did everybody feel about that? >> well, first of all, i was upset. you know, i was hoping to get with some of the young bucks, the 20-year-olds and they could carry me through all the challenges but unfortunately put me with the old people. i was messed up right off the bat. but kelly got lucky, she got with all the young people. >> kelly, though, you as we mentioned, you are a record-setting triathlete, competed in the ironman, also an amputee. i imagine, as jimmy i'm sure is getting looks people going wait a minute i know this guy, what kind of reaction did you get when people first realized are an amputee. >> people react differently but -- people are intrigued, i guess, making assumptions. so, i certainly had a little more to prove, i guess. >> and proving them wrong,
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probably in some of those assumptions. as winning super bowl coach, respected sports broadcaster, a lot of people will look at you on "survivor" and go, wait a minute, jimmy johnson is on "survivor" how did this happen? >> i tried to get on it about six or seven years ago and did all my applications and video and they ternd me down and then tried again about three years ago and went through the whole process and i thought i would get on. they pretty well accepted me. i went through the medical and the "survivor" doctor called me and called and said coach we would love to have you, you have two blocked arteries. you better see your cardiologist. i went and had stints put in, a strict workout routine, lost 30 pounds, my cholesterol from 220 to under 100 and got in shape. finally when i got in shape i said, i better try one more time and finally got on this time. >> they said, all right, we'll take you. >> yeah, in fact "survivor" may have helped me survive. >> always a good thing.
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kelly, you are this incredibly gifted athlete, in medical school in the young team. we talk about young and old, people say, sort of experience versus, you know, maybe a bit more strength. do you continuing really played out as experience versus a little bit more energy? >> you know, i don't think that the line is so black and white. i think, you know, you know, certainly had experience on our tribe, as well. you know, just varied and they had plenty of strength. so, you know, it worked out that both tribes had a lot going for them and, you know, it will be an interesting season to watch. >> what do you zing a bigger challenge, competing in the ironman or "survivor"? >> they were different. you know, ironman was two of the ones i did, i did under 14 hours. another was 12 and a half hours. there is an end in sight whereas, you know, "survivor" is a much longer period, looking at much longer period of time. they are different.
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>> dealing with a lot of personalities this time. jimmy, i know you are not a big fan of people who are lazy. >> well, unfortunately, i didn't have any slackers on my tribe. everybody was contributing. i always thought they would be a lot of dead time on "survivor" but we were working all the time trying to get firewood, boil water, get food. on and on. build a shelter. so that, you know, everybody was working. we really had a good group. >> not just laying around. really looking forward to see how to plays out and, of course, how you two do with the big battle so we'll watch jimmy johnson and kelly bruno, thanks. a reminder zur vifr mick nick premieres this thursday night 8:00, 7:00 central only on cbs. >> smart shoppers never pay full price but did you know you get better deals certain days of the week? kelli grant, senior reporter for smartmoney.com is here to tell
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us when to shop and for what. good morning. >> good morning. >> everybody in the studio is buzzing and everybody talking about this at home, certain days to buy certain things. is that really true? >> it really s. retailers know exactly where people are likely to shop for something and use sales to drive traffic on slow days or know you are likely to go in to really get you to go there, instead of the competition. >> i was looking at like the sales receipt out of a gap bag the other day and it said like, everything off on wednesday or who knows what. i mean, certain retailers are really focusing in on this. >> they really are. and some of them, too, it's not just a matter of when they want you to shop but when they don't want you to go that can also be the better deal. >> we'll walk all the way through this certain days of the week really seem better than others for certain purchases. you say monday is a great day for cars. >> exactly. cars, perfect mondays because when you go in during the weekend, the really high-traffic time. you'll find it very hard to negotiate because they know if you're not going to buy that car, someone else --
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>> the dealership is full of people, that's when people have time, that's when they are in there, kicking tires. you go in on a monday, i bet you are all by yourself. >> exactly, a perfect time to negotiate because you have time. they are looking at weekend numbers maybe if they weren't so great or maybe if they were already thinking ahead how can i sell this car to this person and you have plenty of room to negotiate. >> monday. buy your car on monday. i like it a lot. next up is wednesday, a couple of categories here. what's good for wednesday? >> the first thing to think about is air fare. if you are booking a trip wednesday is the time to do it because the airlines put our fare shares usually sunday, monday and start matching them. wednesday according to farecom pare.com you have the most available for booking. >> peter greenberg talked about this, too and it really can make a significant difference, you need to plan ahead and know what you are work looking for but wednesdays good for flights. what else?
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>> entertainment deals by which i mean entertainment, parks, zoos, mostly because wednesday tends to be a very low traffic day. we have seen six flags offers a aaa discount on wednesdays and something like amc have their free movie-watcher club and moviegoers get free popcorn. >> get out. a free movie watcher club and you can get popcorn? >> free. it's about five or six bucks in new york, pretty good deal. >> talking serious dough. i like that a lot. thursday, what's a good thing to shop for on thursdays? >> thursday is the day to go to the mall and buy new clothes. retailers, most big sales friday through sunday but a lot start thursday as a way to pull more people in. if you talk to anybody at the mall on the weekend, tons of clothes, hard to find you what are looking for. thursday, you'll find all the items out, neatly organized and a lot of them. >> you would think exactly, especially for selection, right,
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the stores are going to be stocked to the nth degree with the stuff they want to push out. if you are looking for size and all that stuff matters, thursday would be the day to go, right? >> exactly. >> okay. skipping friday, saturday, because friday and saturday, is that when everybody shops? >> it really is when everyone shops. you'll see plenty of sales those days but really whatever the retailer wants to push out so, no matter tern there. >> all right. sunday, is it a good day for anything? >> you want to buy your groceries sunday. >> really. >> the day the expert advice to match the store sales with the latest manufacturers coupons from your sunday newspaper. >> okay, all right. >> that's when you'll get them. >> duh. really, think about that, that sunday paper lands, thump on your front door and chocked the block with coupons. >> it is. especially online you will find more coupons. >> you've got a weekly cycle then there are other cycles, including retailers matching up with pay days?
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>> they are. >> what is that about? >> well, they know most people are living paycheck to paycheck these days and are anticipating when people are going to get paid and when they are going to hit the store and want you, again, to go in and go to their store when they know you've got money. you see a lot of retailers pushing sales toward the beginning of the month for the grocery you could poons, they found 191% more coupons during the first week than any other time of the month. >> gross reegain.com. i like it a lot. >> go the first of the month and you are pretty much set. >> thank you very much. you saved people money today. we like that a lot. for more deals by the day check our website, earlyshow.cbs news.com. erica? >> thanks. probably safe to say jerry springer changed the face of daytime talk shows. today he hits a milestone. his 20th anniversary.
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jerry springer joins us this morning. great to have you with us. >> well, thanks. s. you would think i would get a furniture commercial or something like that. these chairs are really strong. they can withstand any tloiing or owe. >> he no? maybe putting up that pitch this morning you'll get a call damplsts i hope so. you know, i'm trying to get work. >> it's hard for you these days, isn't it. >> yeah. >> this show started out 20 years ago were you a news guy, news anchor. >> yes. >> always into politics. they say we'll have do you a talk show. for three years it was pretty ach newsy -- >> it was a normal show. we had people like jesse jackson, oliver north, i know. i think the clip you are looking at there was our first show. oh, look at that hair. my, what a good looking young man. >> the flower dress, those were the days. >> that was a reunion show. is that when i looked -- oh, no. i'm going home! ohh. >> a look back. >> yeah. >> it really did,s it t started
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out completely different from the "jerry springer" show everyone knows. how did that happen? >> someone was drinking. no, actually how it happened the only decision we made was to go young. basically we copied rikki lake in the beginning because everyone was trying to be like oprah and go after middle-aged housewives what they called the demographic at the time. and rikki lake came along and had young people. we said why don't we go after that audience be one out of two rather than one out of twenty. we went after her audience, young people on stage, young subject matters, young people are crazier than old people, much more open about their lives and when universal bought us they said from now on you only can do crazy so that's how. we backed into it. >> and only doing crazy seems to work. >> it certainly helps with my bills but, you know -- it's stupid. >> well, yeah. >> there's no excuse. >> -- you wouldn't necessarily watch your own show. >> no.
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it's not aimed at 66-year-old men. if i were in college, i'd watch it. i remember me in college, of course, i'd watch it. but for, you know, older people, that's not the audience. oh, look isn't that -- >> a finer moment. >> that's a shame. oh. >> people always ask, is it real? >> yeah, i'm -- >> all real. >> yeah, yeah. well, you can see. i mean, i don't know -- well, obviously it's real. that's a real cake. >> that's real. >> real punch. >> here comes the next punch, which is also real. >> that is. is that what it looks like? see, i don't watch the show. >> that is what it looks like. >> that's horrible. >> there have been so many. is there anything that stands out. >> we had that show, the guy who married his horse. i came out against it, let there be no question. we did a follow-up show because the horse left him. >> right. yeah. >> it was just horrible. i'm so sorry. >> but you do a lot of other things, your show, because it has become, iconic in many ways and actually spawned and opera
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at one point and did really well. >> there's the horse. >> there you go. >> pixel was her name. >> you've grown attached to her? >> she never calls or writes. >> after everything you did for her. >> yeah. yeah. oh, the opera. >> the opera? >> my mom, she would have been so proud i'm now an opera. she says, gerald, you've got culture. >> harvey keitel plays you. it's not too shabby. >> i wish it were about somebody else but it was -- they did a very good job and it won all the awards in england. >> did great. >> but you had nothing to do with it. it's about me, about my show. but, you know, i can't take any credit. >> a lot of material there on your show. >> do you think? do you think? >> i have to say i really, when you were on "dancing with the stars," you gist kind of, you know, any girl and her dad have a special relationship but watching you talk about your daughter and why you were on the show to learn how to dance at her wedding was a really, another side of jerry springer i
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think a lot of people hadn't seen before. >> yeah, that was the first time i'd ever been on television as myself because i'm always -- here comes ktie, the best. there she is, i love her. a little boy now, happily married. >> you are a proud papa. >> that's not my boy. yeah, that was a great moment. a funny thing about the wedding, i learned to dance the walt for the wedding now the father-daughter dance and katy is wearing this beautiful white wedding gown. in the middle of the dance she looked up and said, dad, they can't see our feet because her wedding gown covered -- i didn't have to be on the show. the whole thing was a scam. i could have just rocked back and forth. but, no -- yeah, that was great. >> oh, well. >> that was great. >> a very proud grandpa, you showed me pictures during the break. >> oh, yeah. >> such a treat to have you with us. continued success. >> thank you. >> hopefully we'll see you again soon. we'll be right back.
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we did a segment earlier this year about favorite ice creams. >> yeah, right. >> and i talked about greatest, speaking of jerry springer. i read a piece in the paper this morning, it is going national. >> my girlfriend, danielle, asks me constantly how she can get that ice cream, so danielle -- >> you are so out in front of the curve, even in style and everything. >> you know who is ahead of the curve in style, she's on her own curve, lady gaga. we talked earlier when we looked at the vmas about her ensemble. >> i don't think those shoes are comfortable. >> actually -- they just called and want to put her in prison. how do you even walk in those. >> this was the meat outfit. >> she wore an outfit hanging with meat.
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>> we tried to get a steak to show how that worked out. >> is anyone talking about cher and how remarkable that woman -- i don't know her exact age. >> -- hoping you could "meat" me halfway. >> oh, that's good. >> what's the one sees like. ♪ i found someone >> keep going. >> no. >> he's going to sing us off now. >> have a great day, everybody. your local news is next. we'll see you in the morning. think about the internet. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set
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